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Table 97d: Education - Persons without a usual source of care who indicated a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care, by educationa, United States, 1999

  Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate At least some college
Population group % SE % SE % SE % SE
                 
Total 12.1 0.8 18.7 1.8 11.6 1.2 8.2 0.9
                 
Age                
0-17 * * * * * * * *
18-44 12.9 0.9 19.4 2.1 12.7 1.4 9.1 1.2
45-64 11.4 1.4 22.3 3.3 10.3 2.1 6.6 1.8
65 and over * * * * * * * *
                 
Gender                
Male 9.9 0.8 15.5 1.8 10.3 1.3 5.9 1.0
Female 15.4 1.2 23.5 2.8 14.0 2.1 11.4 1.7
                 
Race                
White 11.9 0.9 20.0 2.1 11.4 1.3 7.3 1.0
Black 11.6 2.0 * * 10.5 2.6 13.3 3.2
Asian or Pacific Islander 13.2 3.5 * * * * * *
American Indian or Alaska Native * * * * * * * *
                 
Ethnicity                
Non-Hispanic 10.3 0.9 16.8 2.4 9.8 1.3 7.7 1.0
White 9.7 1.0 18.3 2.9 9.0 1.4 6.5 1.1
Black 12.2 2.1 * * 10.9 2.7 13.8 3.3
Hispanic 20.1 1.9 22.1 2.5 21.2 2.9 13.6 3.7
                 
Family incomeb                
Negative or poor 19.4 2.5 19.7 3.2 22.5 5.2 15.3 4.5
Near poor/low 19.3 1.9 23.6 3.1 17.6 2.8 16.0 3.0
Middle 10.6 1.4 17.2 3.4 9.6 1.8 7.4 1.7
High 6.1 1.0 * * 6.6 1.5 5.4 1.2
                 
Insurance coverage                
Under age 65                
Any private 6.8 0.8 12.5 2.6 6.7 1.2 5.3 1.0
Public only 21.4 3.5 15.9 3.6 * * * *
Uninsured 23.0 1.8 26.5 2.8 21.1 2.6 20.0 3.0
Age 65 and over                
Medicare only * * * * * * * *
Medicare and private * * * * * * * *
Medicare and other public * * * * * * * *
                 
Residence location                
MSA 12.3 0.9 18.8 2.0 12.0 1.3 8.8 1.1
Non-MSA 10.5 1.7 18.1 4.3 9.5 2.2 * *

aPersons age 18 and over. Less than high school graduate refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

bNegative or poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, over the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

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